Tuesday, October 24, 2017

North Pacific Haunting ahead for Halloween, with "Terror at the Cannery IV"

This weekend the ghoulishly good times of the Halloween period will be found down at the end of Skeena Drive in Port Edward, where once again this the North Pacific Cannery Historical Site presents it's popular Haunted House theme.

The fourth annual haunting will take place this Sunday from Noon to 3 PM, with the Halloween event featuring spooky games suitable for kids and families as well as a free sweet filled treat bag for the young visitors.

Last years event brought over 500 visitors to the event, offering up one final chance to explore the North Pacific Cannery site before the winter shutdown..

In addition to the Halloween games and treats, the Chamber of Chills will once again be a featured attraction of the three hour event, the narrated walk through some of the cannery's most storied buildings  is set to a tale, recited by Prince Rupert's orator of horror Michael Gurney, as the themes can be somewhat scary at times, the walk through is recommended for those of age 8 and up.

Laurie Davie, General Manager of North Pacific noted how the Halloween Festival event adds to the community atmosphere that the historical site is building on.

"Following the summer's successful Intertidal Music Festival, North Pacific is delighted to continue welcoming local residents to experience memorable events in this one-of-a-kind venue." on the theme of Sunday's Spooky showcase, Ms. Davie observes: "Whether it's the candy, the games or the eeire atmosphere, Terror at the Cannery has become one of the most highly-anticipated haunts for Hallowe'en fans in the Prince Rupert and Port Edward areas"

Admission to the Sunday event is by donation (cash) only and if you wish to get into the spirit you are invited to don your costume as you walk the haunted (for one day) boardwalks and buildings.

North Pacific is also looking for volunteers for the event you can learn more about how to take part from this item from the historical site's website.

North Pacific is the destination for ghouls, ghosts, goblins and more
as the historical site hosts their annual Terror at the Cannery event this Sunday

This years Terror at the Cannery is sponsored by Home Hardware, Maverick Foods, Safeway and Save On Foods.

For more items related to community events see our archive page here.

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